Carbolevure Capsules Child 20 pcs
Carbolevure Kaps Kind 20 Stk
Carbolevure® brings your intestines back into balance!
Swissmedic-approved patient information
What is Carbolevure and when is it used?< p>Carbolevure contains two natural substances, charcoal and yeast, which complement each other in their effects. Charcoal binds pollutants and yeast regulates the intestinal flora.
Carbolevure can be used to combat diarrheal diseases and to regulate and normalize the intestinal flora. According to the doctor's prescription or on the recommendation of the pharmacist, this preparation is also used against intestinal disorders in antibiotic therapy.
Carbolevure is available in two different dosages, for adults and for children.
When should Carbolevure not be used?
If you are known to be hypersensitive to any of the ingredients in Carbolevure.
When is caution required when taking Carbolevure?
In general, taking Carbolevure and other medicines at the same time can impair the absorption of these medicines. This should be considered especially for iron supplements. There should be an interval of 2 hours between taking Carbolevure and other medicines.
In the case of diarrhea in children under the age of 3 years, a doctor must be consulted.
If the diarrhea is accompanied by fever, if there is a suspicion of blood in the stool, if the symptoms persist for more than 3 days or if they recur, a doctor should be consulted.
Elderly people and children, in particular, must also ensure adequate fluid and electrolyte intake.
Tell your doctor, pharmacist or druggist if you
- suffer from other diseases,
- have allergies or
- take other medicines (including those you bought yourself!).
Can Carbolevure be taken during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?
Based on previous experience, there is no known risk for the child when used as directed. However, systematic scientific investigations have never been carried out.
As a precaution, you should avoid taking medicines during pregnancy and breastfeeding or ask your doctor, pharmacist or druggist for advice.
How do you use Carbolevure?
Capsules for adults
Adults: 3 times take 1 capsule daily.
Children over 6 years: take 1 capsule twice a day.
Toddlers: Take 1 children's capsule 3 times a day.
Infants: Take 1 children's capsule once a day.
In case of severe diarrhea, the dose can be doubled.
Correct way of taking
Take the capsules half an hour before meals, whole and with some liquid. For infants, the capsule is opened, the contents placed in a spoon and administered in this way. If the capsule is opened, the contents must not be mixed with liquid or food that is too hot.
Stick to the dosage given in the package leaflet or as prescribed by your doctor. If you think the medicine is too weak or too strong, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or druggist.
What side effects can Carbolevure have?
The following side effects can occur when taking Carbolevure:
Darkening of the stool can be observed after taking Carbolevure. This is caused by the coal and is harmless.
High doses of Carbolevure can cause mild constipation.
There have been isolated reports of hypersensitivity reactions (anaphylactoid reactions) or skin rashes (rash, urticaria) in connection with the intake of Carbolevure.
If you notice side effects that are not described here, you should inform your doctor, pharmacist or druggist.
What else needs to be considered?
Keep the medicine out of the reach of children, at room temperature (15-25 °C) and protected from light.
The medicinal product may only be used up to the date marked «EXP» on the container.
Your doctor, pharmacist or druggist can provide you with further information. These people have the detailed information for specialists.
What does Carbolevure contain?
1 capsule of Carbolevure for adults contains 108.5 mg of live yeast and 109 mg of activated charcoal as active ingredients.
1 capsule of Carbolevure for children contains 47.7 mg of live yeast and 48 mg of activated charcoal as active ingredients.
Capsules for children and adults contain the following excipients: polyvidone K 30, silicic acid (fumed silicon dioxide) and gelatin as well as the dyes iron oxide red and black (E 172), titanium dioxide (E 171) and erythrosine red (E 127).
Where can you get Carbolevure? What packs are available?
You can get Carbolevure in pharmacies and drugstores without a doctor's prescription.
Packages of 20 and 30 capsules of Carbolevure are available for adults.
Packs of 20 children's capsules of Carbolevure are available.
EHC European Health Corporation SA Genève
This leaflet was last checked by the drug authority (Swissmedic) in November 2003.